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Jonathan Wild the Great
Henry Fielding. Peter Ackroyd, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910893.  Daedalus Item Code: 53718
 
Based on the crimes and career of a real-life 18th-century gangland criminal, this 1734 novel by the author of Tom Jones is one of the finest satires in the English language. Against a ... (Read More)
 
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Joseph Anton: A Memoir
Salman Rushdie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812992786.  Daedalus Item Code: 41062
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by London's Economist, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Seattle Times, the Kansas City Star, and Newsweek) The author of ... (Read More)
 
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Journey to the Moon
Cyrano de Bergerac. Andrew Smith, foreword. Andrew Brown, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911494.  Daedalus Item Code: 53719
 
So completely has Cyrano de Bergerac (1619–55) been identified with Edmond Rostand's play and its later adaptations that it is sometimes forgotten that he was a real author, and one of the most ... (Read More)
 
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Just One Catch: A Biography of Joseph Heller
Tracy Daugherty.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312596859.  Daedalus Item Code: 33185
 
Joseph Heller was a Coney Island kid, the son of Russian immigrants, whose experience flying WWII bombing missions over France would become the inspiration for Catch-22 ("The only war novel ... (Read More)
 
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Anne Berthelot.
Publisher: Abrams Discoveries.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780810928879.  Daedalus Item Code: 43058
 
Who was King Arthur? Did he ever really live? Was he Roman, or perhaps Saxon, Breton, or Pict? And where do his literary legends come from? This book explores the historical Arthur and the origins of ... (Read More)
 
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The King of Pirates
Daniel Defoe. Peter Ackroyd, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910114.  Daedalus Item Code: 53720
 
Following the success of Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe composed a further tale of high adventure at sea. In response to a letter accusing him of the worst possible deeds, Captain Avery—the ... (Read More)
 
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The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus (English/German Languages)
Karl Kraus. Jonathan Franzen, ed. Paul Reitter & Daniel Kehlmann, notes.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374182212.  Daedalus Item Code: 54522
 
A hundred years ago, Viennese satirist Karl Kraus was among the most penetrating and prophetic writers in Europe—a relentless critic of the popular media's manipulation of reality, the dehumanizing ... (Read More)
 
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The Lake of the Bees
Theodor Storm. Alan Sillitoe, foreword. Jonathan Katz, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843910442.  Daedalus Item Code: 53722
 
In his last years, Reinhard looks back on his life and remembers Elizabeth, the only woman he ever loved. The two of them had shared an idyllic childhood, shared their summer holidays and family ... (Read More)
 
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Langston Hughes: The Value of Contradiction
Bonnie Greer.
Publisher: Blackamber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906413767.  Daedalus Item Code: 44484
 
Langston Hughes was a man far ahead of his time, notes actress, author, and playwright Bonnie Greer—but his actions were often unpredictable and contradictory, and he refused classification. Hughes ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Love of George Sand: A Literary Biography
Evelyne Bloch-Dano. Allison Charette, trans.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611457162.  Daedalus Item Code: 52139
 
As famous for her bohemian lifestyle as for her written work, George Sand remains one the most celebrated writers and controversial personalities of 19th-century France. She was known for her ... (Read More)
 
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Let Us Go Then, You & I: Selected Poems
T.S. Eliot.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571256266.  Daedalus Item Code: 53941
 
A 2014 BBC poll found that Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888–1965) was Great Britain's favorite poet, underscoring just how far the Missouri-born writer's reputation has come since he bewildered readers ... (Read More)
 
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Letters
Kurt Vonnegut. Dan Wakefield, ed.
Publisher: Delacorte.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385343756.  Daedalus Item Code: 54688
 
(Named a Best Book of 2012 by Newsweek, the Huffington Post, the Kansas City Star, and Kirkus Reviews) This extraordinary collection of personal correspondence has ... (Read More)
 
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